Catherine Sanford

Catherine Sanford

As an injury epidemiologist in North Carolina, I’ve spent my career studying how people get hurt. In 2002, while reviewing routine injury data, I made a disturbing discovery: Fatal overdoses from prescription pain medicine were dramatically increasing across the...
Priscilla Higham

Priscilla Higham

At certain times, a human life takes a quantum leap. That happened to me in 2000 while on a journalism assignment in the Nairobi slums. The activist and Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai introduced me to a network of women who – without funding – were taking...
Robert H. Trenkamp, Jr.

Robert H. Trenkamp, Jr.

Before I retired in 2001, I fixed broken tech companies, as a CEO-for-hire. Later, as a paramedic working 12-hour shifts in emergency rooms and ambulances in Savannah, Georgia, I tried to fix broken hearts and minds resulting from cardiac arrest or stroke. Finally, I...